Story: Asian conflicts

Preparing for action, 1953 (1st of 4)

Preparing for action, 1953

B (Baker) Troop, 161st Battery set up in new positions in Korea in April 1953. In the foreground technical assistants prepare the artillery plotting board, while artillery crews unhitch the guns to ready them for action. By 1953 the war had become a deadly stalemate.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, War History Collection (DA-01514)
Reference: PA1-f-115-2001

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Ian McGibbon, 'Asian conflicts - Kayforce', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34525/preparing-for-action-1953 (accessed 8 December 2019)

Story by Ian McGibbon, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 27 Feb 2016